This course introduces participants to the components of safe combustion and combustion safety testing and inspection techniques for residential combustion appliances. Participants will learn how to evaluate and perform diagnostic testing on common combustion appliances found in homes. The course utilizes nationally recognized procedures developed by the Building Performance Institute (BPI).


  • Understand why combustion safety is integral to home performance efforts;
  • Identify the components and processes of combustion;
  • Correctly perform a combustion safety assessment;
  • Interpret the results of combustion safety tests in order to diagnose potential problems;
  • Identify the common solutions for creating a safe environment for combustion appliances to operate.


3.5 BPI CEUs, 0.7 ICC CEUs

Program Offerings

8 hours of training by certified BPI Professionals
Interactive activities
Combustion safety testing (spillage, draft, CO, gas leaks)


Price: $300
Member Price: $285


How much is this course?
This course is $300 and $285 for Southface members?
I'm interested in taking this course. When will the next BPI Combustion Safety training be scheduled?
This course is scheduled based on demand. Contact us at and let us know you’re interested in future courses.